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Was Birdemic intended to be a bad movie?

I would like to know if Birdemic was intended as a funny non-serious movie or if it was really made with the intention of producing a genuinely scary movie that just got bad. Were they serious when ...
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Which movie? WWII Prisioner makes surprising chess move

I dimly remember a movie that had a Jewish (?) WWII prisioner (in Germany, most likely) that used bread to build chess pieces. At one point he played his guard / interogator (German, most likely), and ...
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478 views

Why is Joy intact while Bing Bong fades away?

spoilers ahead In the movie Inside Out, there comes a times towards the end when the emotion Joy (voiced by Amy Poehler) and Riley's imaginary friend Bing Bong (voiced by Richard Kind) fall into the ...
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327 views

What is the approximate age of Captain Jack Sparrow?

I truly love this character. I want to know that how old Captain Jack Sparrow approximately is in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Especially when he saves Elizabeth at Port Royal after she falls. ...
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2answers
96 views

When is Everybody Loves Raymond taking place?

I just love all the episodes of Everybody Loves Raymond I saw so far and life seems to look just ideal even with all the trouble in that time. What year is the action taking place?
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144 views

Is The Common Man's identity hinted in the movie A Wednesday?

In the Hindi movie A Wednesday!, Naseeruddin Shah played the role of "The Common Man", and Anupam Kher plays the role of "Prakash Rathod, Commissioner of Mumbai Police". When Prakash asks The Common ...
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1answer
174 views

About the events in Morocco?

In Mission:Impossible - Rogue Nation, Ethan Hunt and the IMF (Impossible Mission Force) are involved with The Syndicate, a secretive terrorist organization. In its course of action against the ...
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409 views

Are there any connections between USA's Mr. Robot and Channel 4's Utopia?

There appears to be some strong similarities between Mr. Robot and Utopia. The stories are very different, but stylistically, there seems to be a lot of similarities between the two from the pacing to ...
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1k views

Why were there so many guest appearances in this Malcolm in the Middle two-parter?

In Season 3 Episodes 11 & 12 Company Picnic we see a large number of guest appearances: Terry Bradshaw Tom Green Christina Ricci Heidi Klum Howie Long Patrick Warburton Susan Sarandon Stephen ...
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Are there union rules requiring stunt performers, and what does this mean for action stars who “do their own stunts”?

In an answer to this question, it is mentioned offhand: There are almost no "live shots" of this as it is technically a stunt and according to union rules ( at least in Hollywood) that requires a ...
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1answer
250 views

90's movie with a girl who goes crazy and grows vine tattoos on her body

My husband tried to explain this movie to me... so humor me. He said he caught the last 30 minutes of this movie and he believes that Jason or Jeremy London was in it. I tried checking IMDb, but got ...
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207 views

Italian movie that starts with a boy discovering a body

I would like to find the name of an Italian movie that starts with four boys chasing in the rye and than one of them (near an abandoned building) finds a body. It is supposed to be quite famous and is ...
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What are the basics of KiliKili, the language of Kalkeyas?

For the film Bahubali: The Beginning, a new language called 'KiliKili' was developed and during the war Bahubali and others needed a translator to communicate with those invaders Kalakeyas. I recently ...
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645 views

A movie where theres a woman tied up with a man with a mask in the room

I remember this videoclip where there's a woman tied up with her face blocking half of the camera. The other half of the camera shows a guy completely black with a mask crawling towards her (very ...
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1answer
79 views

Term for a movie that tells a lot through its backdrop?

I'm writing a paper about a movie that exerts a lot of social and cultural criticism through its backdrop - things like posters, graffiti, murals and so on. They are not central to the story at all ...
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1answer
313 views

1990's movie\miniseries about a TV superhero transferred to another dimension

This was a cheesy made for TV movie or mini series that was about an actor who plays a superhero on television. He and the actor who plays his sidekick on the show get transferred into another ...
2
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1answer
133 views

Why does Spider-Man (Sam Raimi version) not start out his career wanted for murder?

In the first Spider-Man movie, when Peter tracks the thief who killed his uncle to the warehouse and confronts him, the thief stumbles backwards, trips over a raised pipe on the floor, and falls out ...
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1answer
86 views

Are any of Peter Parker's early costume designs allusions to the comic books?

In the first Spider-Man movie, when Peter is deciding to become a costumed wrestler, he sketches out a handful of possible costume designs that don't look much like a Spider-Man suit, but do look a ...
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1answer
122 views

Detective character with monocle and top hat? [closed]

Who is the guy identified by the arrow? (Screenshot is rendition from another show.) By process of elimination, he is not Holmes, Conan, Poirot, or Inspector Gadget...
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1answer
145 views

Need help identifying 90s movie that featured the FBI building

In the mid-to-late-1990s, I was at home watching a movie on TV. I had to turn it off before the end, thinking I'd be able to catch it again at a later day, but I never did. Here's what I remember. ...
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1answer
74 views

Teenage boy gets out of juvie, gets kicked out of home, “lawyer” lets him stay at his place, sleeps in pool house

In the first season a teenage boy and his brother steal a car. They get chased by the police but end up crashing. The brother of the teenage boy goes to prison because he is the adult. The teenage boy ...
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1answer
172 views

Sci-fi space movie, with destroyed Earth (appeared purple-ish with alien-like features)

I'm trying to figure out the name of a certain sci-fi space movie. I can vaguely remember the plot and I've recently (?) watched it too. The Earth was supposedly ravaged by a war, then turned into a ...
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261 views

Horror Movie - A couple that realise they have been in hell all along

I'm looking for a movie that begins when a couple has a car crash. They seek help and someone in a farmhouse takes them in. Things happen and they are tortured. It is revealed that they are horrible ...
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1answer
77 views

British TV series of thrillers made by “Thames”, episode about serial murderer

I'm looking for a British TV series of thrillers made by "Thames". One episode was about a serial murderer who was murdering a woman in some kind of canyon at night (gloomy and terryfying). When the ...
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1answer
278 views

What is the pink thing on the Sherman tank?

When the Fury tank enters the town, a pink object is visible on the tank. What is that?
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1answer
139 views

Movie where man warns people of rising water from a dam

A man has a job going around to warn people that the rising waters of a recently completed dam will inundate their homes and they need to move out. Some people seem to not understand what this means. ...
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29 views

Body switching is mainstream [duplicate]

I have in my mind a scene in a film, which I thought was from 2009's "Surrogates". But having watched that recently I realise that I am wrong. A premise of the film is that some sort of body ...
2
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1answer
171 views

What does Phoebe mean when she says “I bet they're doing it”

Friends: 'The One With All The Resolutions' (Season 5 Episode 11) When Rachel and Joey find out that each of them knows about Chandler and Monica's secret affair Phoebe enters the apartment. Both of ...
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1answer
282 views

What was the reason for Terry Markwells departure from Mission: Impossible?

The episode "The Fortune" (S01E12) of the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible sees the death of primary team member Casey Randall (Terry Markwell) and the introduction of Jane Badler's Shannon Reed, who ...
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1answer
478 views

Why didn't Harry Potter turn in Lucius Malfoy?

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, why didn't Harry Potter tell on Lucius Malfoy? I mean that he is in fact Death Eater.
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1answer
127 views

What is this Sci fi film set in the future?

So this film is set in the future where it's now just a community of people but still with a government type structure. I don't remember loads but here's what I do remember: The people take an ...
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1answer
169 views

Question about Jim and Claire's relationship

In the first Mission: Impossible movie, towards the end, Jim Phelps kills his wife, Claire. Up until then, we know that they were working together on framing Ethan. So why does he go ahead and kill ...
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Why were witnesses to the initial assassination in “The Parallax View” (1974) systematically killed?

Rewatched Alan J. Pakula’s The Parallax View (starring Warren Beatty) this recently–first time since seeing it in 1986—and am still baffled by a key plot device. The film starts off with an ...
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1answer
655 views

Why is Los Angeles targeted for destruction so often in Hollywood movies?

One of my favourite types of films are ones where some form of cataclysm occurs (morbid I know). But one thing I have noticed in many films is the destruction of the city of Los Angeles (sometimes ...
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1answer
400 views

Was the explanation of the Back to the Future 2 timeline correct? [duplicate]

In the S08E05 of The Big Bang Theory, Leonard and Howard argue about the timeline of Back to the Future Part II. They talk about how the future Biff would go to a different future once he gives the ...
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272 views

Do actors actually carry actresses?

I've seen a lot of movies where the actor (and sometimes actress) will carry another person bridal-style. Are they actually lifting the other person or are they carrying a dummy that looks like the ...
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0answers
185 views

Cold War espionage movie, East Germans, late 1970s - early 1980s

I'm trying to find a particular movie that I saw many years ago. Here's what I remember: set amidst the Cold War mostly on the front lines of espionage an American protagonist who worked with ...
2
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1answer
205 views

Why is A Clockwork Orange considered great?

A few months ago I decided to watch A Clockwork Orange, as I was only inspired by its IMDB ratings and reviews and the generally high public opinion about the movie. So I was expecting a great movie. ...
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1answer
62 views

American crime/military movie about drugs, probably 90s

I remember this movie. The main characters are stoners in the US Army. At one point, during tank maneuver drills one of them goes AWOL and drives through a gas station. I think the main plot was them ...
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1answer
122 views

Why doesn't Agent 33 take off her mask in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 2?

So, I'm midway through watching the second season of Agents of SHIELD on Netflix, and one of the Hydra agents (referred to as Agent 33) disguises herself as Agent May early on in the season. But even ...
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3answers
2k views

Whiskey in US movies out of plain glass decanters. A movie or culture thing?

I noticed since some time that whiskey offered in offices of bosses in US movies or series often tend to be poured from anonymous glass bottles/decanters. I saw this often happen in House of Cards for ...
5
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2answers
840 views

How did Ant-Man manage to get big again?

During his training as the Ant-Man we can see Scott working on the electronics of his suit, specifically some kind of regulator, much to Hank's dismay, and a dialogue similar to the following ensues: ...
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1answer
777 views

Disney film with animation and live action, Mickey disappearing

I remember this from when I was about 5 years old, which would mean it happened in 1990-91, so I'm not sure I remember it correctly. The film could have been much older than that. I'm quite certain ...
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2answers
124 views

Haunted hotel movie?

Movie of a family of three stay in a hotel which so happens to be haunted. The father later in the movie gets possessed by the spirits around there and at the end his little son helps his mother ...
4
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1answer
127 views

Mad max styled sci fi where rowed identical men touch shiny object and disappear

I remember watching this as a kid must be from the 80's Well I remember a desert scene, there was a kind of camp. I have the feeling it was kind of post apocalyptical (like mad max) of some sort. ...
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2answers
323 views

Alien/human love scene.. Movie title?

I randomly remebered a couple scenes from a film that I believe, was released in the early 2000's and involved a murderous womanlike-alien being, that used some kind of swords or blades to kill ...
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1answer
88 views

Classic movie with stolen gold melted into golden anchor

Long time ago i watched a film, which was probably a heist movie. There was a group of people that decided to melt a stolen gold into golden anchor. I don't remember what was the way of gaining this ...
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0answers
36 views

Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali [duplicate]

In the movie Baahubali, why did Kattappa kill Baahubali?
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1answer
283 views

Ash in Alien cannot lie to humans, Yes?

Have you noticed that Ash sometimes concludes his sentences with "Yes?"? I have just finished watching Alien for the 1000th time and I think he adds "Yes?" every time he is telling a lie, somehow ...
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2answers
2k views

Does Captain Jack Sparrow die and get reborn after he enters the Kraken?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, at the end Captain Jack Sparrow enters into the Kraken's mouth. How does he end up in the World's End? Does he die and his soul is taken there or ...

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